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Dick's Sporting Goods
(480) 615-2748
Fiesta Mall
Mesa, AZ
 
Evanko William
(480) 835-7250
3311 North Chestnut
Mesa, AZ
 
Sports Authority
(480) 632-2389
Gilbert Commons, 1440 N. Cooper
Gilbert, AZ
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Robert Crist and Company RV
(480) 834-9410
2025 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ
 
RV Renovators
(480) 962-6789
2145 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ
 
Chelsea FC Soccer Camp
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, AZ
 
Tiffany R-V Resort & Apartments
(480) 830-6337
3265 East Main Street Unit 24
Mesa, AZ
 
Good Life R V Resort
(480) 641-9925
3403 East Main Street
Mesa, AZ
 
Arizona Sportsman
(480) 844-0802
1232 East Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ
 
Caswell Indoor Shooting Range
(480) 497-5141
856 East Isabella Avenue
Mesa, AZ
 

Preventing Loose Frame Bolts on Inline Skates

By Peter Doucet
 

Rear frame bolt on inline skate

Rear frame bolt onPeter Doucet's Cado Motus setup.

photo: Peter Doucet
 

Various disasters lurk on the racecourse. Falling. Getting lost. Being out of shape and outclassed by the competition.

Or all three at once.

Here’s another: the loose frame bolt.

The first indication that anything is wrong is the dreaded clicking sound of a loose frame. At that point, the bolt has loosened.

Next, the bolt falls out, allowing the frame to swing wildly from side to side.

At that point anything can happen, none of it good.

For me, loose frame bolts have resulted in falls or DNFs. Less fortunate skaters have suffered broken ankles.

Fortunately, you can usually prevent frame bolts from loosening with a little preventative maintenance.

Here’s how:

Tighten Up

The most important thing you can do to make sure your frame bolts don’t drop out is to keep them nice and tight. This means checking them regularly and re-tighteni...

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